Pseudoscience / Science Education

Watch: Dr. Joe Schwarcz on MSG and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome

It used to be I would be glad to see the sign “NO MSG” when looking at the menu of my favourite East Asian stir-fry restaurant. Why? Well, as everybody knows, MSG is bad for you. MSG stands for monosodium glutamate, which causes all kinds of health problems. I heard my hairdresser’s sister got asthma … Continue reading